Something huge happened today, and a lot of people didn’t see it coming.
Our first Monday sports round-up of 2015 features a pause to reflect on the passing of Stuart Scott, college football Bowl game madness, and Wild Card Weekend in the NFL starring Chris Christie.
Mike Kasdan takes a hard look at the roots of the privilege we confer on star athletes, and its devastating effect on society.
September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.
Coupled with Marcus Smart’s run-in with a Texas Tech fan, Liam Day says the backlash new Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans faced from Auburn fans indicates that some of them just need to get lives.
A Birmingham minister carried a torch while Martin Luther King was in jail. I sat in his church for seventeen years and never knew.
It’s always nice to see someone use a position of power to lend a helping hand with absolutely no hint of an ulterior motive.
Twice, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the boys’ convictions, the first time, issuing a landmark decision on the right to effective assistance of counsel, and the second time invalidating a trial that included no black jurors
Wil Elrick is 6’7″. He wrestled a bear. But he’ll surprise you with what else he likes to – and will – do.
JJ Vincent confirms some of those things we believe about the South, and asks us to forget one very important one.
Since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, nothing is stopping politicians from disenfranchising poor, elderly, and student voters.
A culture of criticism and long working hours causes high turnover when “Amabots” get spat out like the returned parcels they process.
My best friend called. After we said our hellos, she told me to sit down, then blurted out she had slept with my husband.
We are STILL paying for it.
The rivers are truly the life blood of our ecology.
The Philadelphia Police Commissioner was giving a talk inside Eastern State Penitentiary when he was interrupted by protesters who pledged to haunt him. — There was a level of excitement and awe among many who[Read More…]
A simple act of kindness reminds Cabot O’Callaghan that our inherent value is not to be questioned.
Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful. It has offered and received pleasure and anticipates more of same.
How to know when you are in danger of giving too much or giving for the wrong reasons.
Patrick Coddou has found a way to help men shave the right way.
Perhaps what I gained most from my father’s death was experiencing his humanity in real time. Not just as my dad. But as a man.
We can set aspirational goals, but Katie Vessel believes life balance is not something we can accomplish.
Ryan and I never once talked about treatment, but he taught me more about mental health and wellness than most degreed people I know.
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.